Sublimefemme Tells All, No. 36

A femme can be happy without many things, but lipstick is not one of them.

retro woman

Sublimefemme Tells All, No. 35

The key to the perfect summer is the perfect swimsuit.  This one from last month’s VF Italy could be it, no?



Sublimefemme Tells All, No. 34

Have a wonderful day unless you’ve made other plans.  Or don’t have these shoes.

I swear I used to have a pair just like them!

Sublimefemme Tells All, No. 33

The key to successful gardening is herbaceous perennials.  Pink stilettos optional.

Sublimefemme Tells All, No. 32

Let’s play doctor!

(Is it hot in here, or is it just me?)

Sublimefemme Tells All, No. 31

Feeling drab?  Try flaunting your inner bitch goddess!

Photo:  Tangerine Jones, Burlesque Bitch Goddess and Illuminatrix Supreme.  Get the juice on the glamtastic Ms. Jones here!

About Tangerine Jones:

Inspired by the legends of Black Hollywood and the deities of drag, funk and glam rock, Ms. Jones brings her own eclectic blend to the Neo-Burlesque stage.  No stranger to the stage, this voluptuous vixen is a classically trained theatre performer with an affinity for ethnic dance from Senegalese to Samba to Bhangra to Bellydance.  Whether it’s with the writhe and wind of a Santeria priestess, the shake and quake of a samba or down home shimmy of a juke joint singer, Ms. Jones pays tribute to the African Diaspora and the Black Burlesque and Vaudeville performers of yesteryear.  She seeks to establish a new cultural and erotic iconography for women of color and highlight the often-overlooked presence of people of color in our theatrical and cultural history.

Sublimefemme Tells All, No. 30

Sublimefemme has contracted a terrible case of gay fatigue and has taken to her bed, where she’s sipping herbal tea and getting some much-needed rest and relaxation thanks to various mother’s little helpers.

PS  I lied about the herbal tea but the gay fatigue, I swear, is totally real.  It’s positively exhausting being as gay as I am, darlings!

Small Girl Big Gun

Never underestimate the firepower of a femme.

Sublimefemme Tells All, No. 29

It may be the perfect shade of lipstick, but not if it’s on your teeth.

(Turns out, this is true even if you are Mamie Van Doren.)

Sublimefemme Tells All, No. 28

There’s a reason I’m smiling even though it’s 9 degrees.  It’s called bourbon.